Website Admins

JoAnn Craten – Director of Website Management
JoAnnJoAnn lives in Idaho with her wonderful husband, Paul, and their two adult children, Sarah and Paulie. They have been married for over 28 years and started out their married life together outside Chicago, Illinois. She is a Christian, former homeschooling mom, who works from home. She has enjoyed over 14 years of homeschooling with all the ups and downs that go along with that journey. Both of her children have now graduated from homeschooling and have moved on to their respective jobs and lives. JoAnn enjoys many hobbies including crocheting, photography, cross-stitch, card making, website design, and blogging, to name a few. She owns Watered Garden Creations, where she provides website support and management for business owners. She’s been working for TOS since February 2013, and enjoys her work here at TOS and all the wonderful people she works with. She is thankful to work for such a wonderful company that puts the Lord first in all they do.

Shelby Hand – Website Support Assistant

Shelby lives in Illinois with her husband, Cody, and their four daughters. In her local church, Shelby serves as Sunday School supervisor along with managing the church’s website. She enjoys listening to podcasts, attending weekly Bible study, and reading numerous books to her daughters. As a lifelong learner, Shelby is continually studying Biblical Classical Education, as well as picking up some new hobbies, such as piano and crocheting. Soli Deo Gloria!

Erin Spragg – Website Support Assistant

Erin is a former homeschooler, an entrepreneur, a writer, and has a passion for books, animals, history and government, and health. Born and raised a Midwestern girl, Erin makes her home in Eastern Kansas, only a hop skip and a jump from her childhood farm. She is a perfectionist and loves to use her skills and passions to glorify God and share her love of learning with others. She keeps busy working at a vet clinic during the week, and writing her blog, book plotting current and new stories, and playing her piano and Irish whistle in her spare time.

Timothy Daly – Affiliate Tech & Support Assistant

Timothy is a homeschool graduate himself, with a passion for anything related to computers. When he is not programming or working on the TOS sites, he can usually be found playing his electric guitar or reading good books, especially the Bible, J.R.R. Tolkien, and C. S. Lewis!

"Train up a child in the way he should go and when he is old, he will not depart from it" (Proverbs 22:6).